We are a strong and dedicated team of creative reuse professionals who love diverting usable waste from the waste stream and making creative materials accessible to teachers, parents, kids, hobbyists, crafters, artisans, creative entrepreneurs and, well, everyone.

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Mike Morris

Creative Reuse Center Manager

  • Hometown: Born in Philadelphia, Portland is home 
  • Been at SCRAP since: Started April 2020
  • SCRAP expertise: Using in house resources to make SCRAP more user friendly for guests and employees   
  • Favorite store items: The diversity of items in the store allow for a range of creative problem solving. My interests are dynamic. 
  • What they’re up to off the clock: Anything outdoors; kayaking, hiking, biking, camping.  I also very much enjoy exploring the world through travel.

mike.m@scrapcreativereuse.org 

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Farrah 

Donations Coordinator

  • Hometown:  Rochester, NY
  • Been at SCRAP since: May 2020
  • SCRAP expertise: Meeting & Greeting, Metals and Plastics
  • Favorite store items:  Leather and Sewing Notions
  • What they’re up to off the clock: Music (drums/dj), gardening, metalsmithing and jewelry design

portlanddonations@scrapcreativereuse.org

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Cap'n Sparkletooth

Greeter

  • Hometown: Mariana Trench, Pacific Ocean 
  • Current Residence: Portland, OR  
  • Been at SCRAP since: December, 2016
  • SCRAP expertise: Convincing people to donate bags, appearing in photos   
  • Favorite store items: Sequins, roses, the Davey Jones’ Locker bin 
  • Favorite creative reuse project: skull decorating, treasure map making 
  • What they’re up to off the clock: Singing shanties, swabbing the deck, walking the plank, haunting taverns and reuse centers, not being for sale
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Adrian Brown

Creative Reuse Center Coordinator

  • Hometown: Portland, Oregon (by way of Bossier City, Louisiana) 
  • Current Residence: Portland, OR  
  • Been at SCRAP since: October 2020
  • SCRAP expertise: Metals (jewelry making, sculpture), fibers (knitting/crocheting, felting, sewing, etc.), woodworking, decorating, general craftiness. I’m a Jane of many trades!   
  • Favorite store items: Whatever’s in my hand at the moment; I love it all so much! 
  • Favorite creative reuse project: Cork board jewelry storage/display
  • What they’re up to off the clock: Hiking, disc golfing, reading, writing, working late into the night in my metalsmithing studio, walking in the rain, always trying to learn something new.

Pronouns: she, her, hers

adrian.b@scrapcreativereuse.org 

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Holden

Reuse Specialist

  • Hometown: Cleveland, OH  
  • Been at SCRAP since: February 2019 
  • SCRAP expertise: Finding things among the chaos, memorizing prices, fawning over cute fabrics, and talking all day   
  • Favorite store items: Nice jars, vintage stuff, weird things, buttons, trim and sparkly stuff. 
  • What they’re up to off the clock: Watchin  t.v,  loving my pets, sewing, cooking, sleeping and trying to figure out what to do with all the stuff i brought home.

holden.m@scrapcreativereuse.org

Meredith

Meredith Sanders

Reuse Specialist

  • Hometown: Burleson, TX 
  • Been at SCRAP since: January 2021, started previously in Denton, Texas October 2019
  • SCRAP expertise: organizing and sorting reuse materials, cleaning up sections for easier findings!   
  • Favorite store items: stickers, frames, nature 
  • What they’re up to off the clock: picking flowers and romping around with my dog

meredith.s@scrapcreativereuse.org

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Leah Ashley

Donations Specialist

  • Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA 
  • Been at SCRAP since: February 2021
  • SCRAP expertise: Donations processing, social media, and merchandising   
  • Favorite store items: Craft books, patterned fabrics and anything creepy or spooky ???? 
  • What they’re up to off the clock: Hanging out with my dog, watching horror movies and crafting

portlanddonations@scrapcreativereuse.org

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We count on your generosity as an individual, foundation, corporate sponsor, or partner.

You feel the creative, environmental, and educational love from SCRAP. You return the love by adding to our resources so we can share with others. It becomes a circle of love that keeps giving – to you, to us, and to the entire community.